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There’s Always A Critic

Have you ever had anyone criticize your writing? Maybe they were just having a bad day. After all some people just can’t seem to say anything nice.

Not everyone is comfortable with criticism, but there may be times when it provides just what you need to move forward in your writing.

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Receiving Feedback with Grace

Imagine holding a bouquet of balloons. And someone comes up to you and pops one with a pin. Then another. Then another. Pop! Slam! Bam! You’re shaken, shocked and need to take a few deep breaths to recover from the impact.

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The Five Phases of Feedback

You may have heard about the five phases of grief. Psychological professionals have outlined the pattern of emotions that humans cycle through during the grieving process. As a writing professional, I’ve discovered the five phases of receiving feedback. Any writer who is advancing in their career has been through the sometimes shocking experience of having her work critiqued. Cycling through these five feedback phases is normal. Getting stuck in any of them, however, could bring your writing career to a painful halt.

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It’s Time For Independent Authors To Join Forces

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  • September 30, 2021September 12, 2021

Imagine the power of a website dedicated to Independent authors and their books. A place where readers could find over a million Independently published books at one online location. The time has come for Independent authors around the world to join together on the Internet at one location to sell our books. There is tremendous strength in numbers and with an estimated five million Independent authors worldwide the power of that one destination would change the face of publishing – forever! Even with just 20% of those titles, that combination of forces would be a serious contender to booksellers around the world.

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A Writer’s Life For Me?

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  • September 28, 2021September 12, 2021

The romantic notion of a writer’s life is compelling enough to many to find them seeking ways to make a living by crafting the written word.

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The Sweet Taste of Success

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  • September 23, 2021September 12, 2021

Writers are an interesting breed of humanity – they can make us feel joy, sadness, anger, and empathy. Sometimes they can cause us to feel all these emotions simultaneously. There are certainly more lucrative methods of gaining an income, yet every day thousands of individuals will sit down at their keyboard pounding out a story that may never actually be published.

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The Perfect Freelance Writer

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  • September 21, 2021September 12, 2021

As a freelance writer, you may be finding some truth to this list, but the burden of proof is on your shoulders as a freelancer. You do need to adopt a can-do attitude, but be honest enough to pass on a project if you are uncertain about the subject, deadline, or volume of work.

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Giving The Power To The People

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  • September 16, 2021August 25, 2021

Building an online community to create collaborative publications – essentially books written page by page by different people from around the world – may sound like an ambitious project but it’s happening today thanks to the power of the Internet, and more importantly, the power of people.

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How to be a Good Spokesman

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  • September 14, 2021August 25, 2021

To be a good spokesman one must consider a lot of things and possess a lot of skills. If you dream of the career in politics or simply want people to listen to your opinion, read the following article and decide how good you are and can you make next “Kennedy”.